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Council Agenda 1-24-22

The North Little Rock City Council scheduled for Monday, January 24, 2022, will be conducted in person and electronically.

The Mayor, City Clerk, City Attorney will be in the City Council chambers during the meeting and City Council Members have the option to participate in the meeting via ZOOM.

Because of the current COVID-19 crisis, and in accordance with Act 2 of 2020 passed by the Arkansas General Assembly on April 16, 2020, and the recent new declaration of a state-wide health emergency, Council Members will have the option of participation in the meeting via ZOOM.  The Council Chambers will be open to the public, however all attendees are asked to social distance and consider wearing a mask at all times when not actively speaking.

This meeting, as with all City Council meetings, is available for viewing on the internet at https://www.facebook.com/CityofNorthLittleRock/, on the City of North Little Rock’s website http://nlr.ar.gov/government/city_council, and on local access television. 

Applicants on zoning related issues will be able to call into the meeting or be present in the council chambers to be available to answer any questions City Council members may have related to your application.  Please call 501-500-0955 and enter the meeting ID: 967 260 919 between 5:15 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. When prompted for the participant ID, press # or wait.  A staff member will get your name.  You will then be muted and participate in the meeting by listening until your application is called.  If there are any questions about your application, you will be unmuted and given the opportunity to speak.  If you attend in person, please sign in with the City Clerk BEFORE the meeting convenes at 6:00 p.m.

Any persons who wish to speak on any agenda items, during any scheduled public hearings, or during public comment may do so by:

(1) Emailing the North Little Rock City Clerk’s office at CityClerkOffice@nlr.ar.gov, by 4:00 p.m. prior to the meeting. Emails sent to the City Clerk will be read at the meeting.

(2) Or, call 501-500-0955 between 5:15 p.m. and 5:45 p.m.  Enter the meeting ID: 967 260 919.  When prompted for the participant ID, press # or wait.  A staff member will get your name, address, telephone number and the item you wish to speak on, if applicable. You will then be muted and participate in the meeting by listening until the item you signed up to speak on is called, or until the public comment portion of the meeting.  At that time, you will be unmuted and given the opportunity to speak.

(3) Attend the meeting in person (masks and social distancing encouraged) and sign in with the City Clerk 5 minutes before the meeting is convened at 6:00 p.m.

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The City of North Little Rock welcomes people of diverse cultures and beliefs. Any religious viewpoint expressed during invocation, or at any other time during the meeting, reflects only the personal opinion of the speaker. It is not intended to proselytize, advance, or disparage any religious belief.

Council Agenda 1-24-22
Adobe PDF Pack 1-24-22
DRAFT Minutes 1-10-22

COMMUNICATIONS

1.  Anita Paul, Mayor’s Office memorandum re: application for restaurant mixed drink
     
minimum permit for Waldo’s Chicken and Beer, 4221 Warden Road, by J. Thomas Keet.


SPECIAL CALL

R-22-25      Mayor Hartwick
Waving formal bidding requirements and authorizing the payment to Seal Solar for the purchase of Electric Charging Stations for the City of North Little Rock ($300,000.00)
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PRESENTATION

 

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARING(S)

 

CITIZENS PUBLIC COMMENT ON NUMBERED LEGISLATION 3 minutes

INCLUDES ALL PUBLIC COMMENT

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

None.

CONSENT ITEMS
R-22-08      Mayor Hartwick
Confirming the appointment of Michael Marion to the At-Large position on the North Little
Rock Advertising and Promotion Commission
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R-22-09      Mayor Hartwick
Declaring certain City-owned items and other equipment as surplus; providing for auction thereof
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R-22-10      Mayor Hartwick
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into an Enhanced Community Services Agreement with the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub, Inc. ($325,000.00)
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R-22-11      Mayor Hartwick
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a Program Agreement with the North Little Rock Police Athletic League (PAL) ($70,000)
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R-22-12      Mayor Hartwick
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into an agreement with the THEA Foundation ($70,000.00)
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R-22-13      Mayor Hartwick
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into an Enhanced Community Services Agreement with Argenta Arts Foundation dba Argenta Downtown Council ($230,000.00)
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R-22-14      Mayor Hartwick
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into an Agreement to Rehabilitate Property for property located at 1415 West 20th Street (owner: Mel Robinson)
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R-22-15      Mayor Hartwick
Waiving formal bidding requirements and authorizing the renewal of annual Software Support Agreements with Southern Software, Inc. a sole source vendor ($69,196.00)

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R-22-16      Mayor Hartwick
Waiving formal bidding requirements and authorizing payment to Russell Chevrolet for the purchase of a 2022 Chevrolet Silverado for the North Little Rock Traffic and Safety Departments ($44,234.00)
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R-22-17      Mayor Hartwick
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a Lease Agreement to lease certain real property located at 800 Main Street to Haybar Properties, LLC; amending the FY2022 budget (Resolution No. 10174)
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NEW BUSINESS
RESOLUTIONS
R-22-18      Mayor Hartwick
Declaring certain buildings, houses and others structures located at 1400 West 10th Street to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing property owner a period of time to abate said nuisance (owner: Mark Hunter)
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R-22-19      Mayor Hartwick
Declaring certain buildings, houses and others structures located at 1901 Frank Street to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing property owner a period of time to abate said nuisance (owner: Marcel B. Witkowski)
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R-22-20      Mayor Hartwick
Declaring certain buildings, houses and others structures located at 1720 West Long 17th Street to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing property owner a period of time to abate said nuisance (owner: 1720 West Long 17th Street Trust)
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R-22-21      Mayor Hartwick
Declaring certain buildings, houses and others structures located at 306 Hemlock Street to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing property owner a period of time to abate said nuisance (owner: Jerry Brockinton Revocable Trust c/o/ Jerry Brockinton)
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R-22-22      Mayor Hartwick
Declaring certain buildings, houses and others structures located at 4209 Coral Street to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing property owner a period of time to abate said nuisance (owner: Jerry Brockinton Revocable Trust)
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R-22-23      Mayor Hartwick
Declaring certain buildings, houses and others structures located at 3816 Mellene Drive to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing property owner a period of time to abate said nuisance (owner: Annie Corcoran)
_________________________________________________Convene a Public Hearing

R-22-24      Mayor Hartwick
Declaring certain buildings, houses and others structures located at 4502 Lynch Drive to
constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing property owner a period of time to abate said nuisance (
owner: BM Developer LLC)
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ORDINANCES
O-22-03      Mayor Hartwick
Vacating and abandoning an unused portion of a right of way located at 1600 Pike Avenue (requested by: Mark Redder – Holloway Engineering)
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O-22-04      Council Member Taylor
Granting a Special Use to allow Large Vehicle and Implement Outdoor Storage in a C4 zone for property located at 1101 East Broadway (applicant: Ester Jackson)
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O-22-05      Council Member Harris
Rezoning property located at 8701 Kim Drive from R1 to C4 zoning classification; adopting an amended Land Use Plan for the subject property; granting a Conditional Use to allow mini-storage with outdoor storage (applicant: Holloway Engineering)

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O-22-06      Council Member Harris
Rezoning property located at Country Club of Arkansas Phase XXV-C from R1 to R0 and C3; adopting an amended Land Use Plan for the subject property (applicant: Holloway Engineering)
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O-22-07      Council Member Robinson
Waiving Section 9.11 of the Subdivision Ordinance and certain sections of the Zoning Ordinance for property located at 8013 and 8105 Highway 70 to allow the waiver of landscape improvements and parking lot requirements (applicant: Bear Davidson – Davidson Engineering)
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PUBLIC COMMENT ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS

All persons wishing to speak must have completed a public comment card and return it to the City Clerk before this meeting is convened; speakers have 3 minutes to address their topic

 

Respectfully submitted,
Diane Whitbey, CAMC / MMC
City Clerk and Treasurer  

Words to Live by: “Never underestimate the power you have to take your life in a new direction.” – Germany Kent

 

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Upcoming events:

January 13 – February 11, 2022

Unsheltered Winter Gear Collection Drive

For more information contact:

North Little Rock Police Officer Jhailan Rathey at 501-975-8780 or email nlrunsheltered@nlr.ar.gov